Dow, DuPont Merger Would Spark European Chemicals Scramble

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  • U.S. deal could lead Monsanto to make new offer for Syngenta
  • European rivals may buy assets put up for sale after merger

Dow-DuPont: The End of Chemical Conglomerates?

A mega-merger between Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. stands to have far-reaching consequences for European rivals, prompting a series of follow-on combinations as pesticide and seed makers scramble to face the emergence of a U.S. giant.

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